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Archive | March 17, 2013

American Equity: Fortune Magazine Fastest Growing Companies

American Equity was recently named in Fortune Magazine’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies.  The insurance company posted earnings growth of 87% and revenue growth of 42% to finish #18 overall.  They have been one the top performers in the Index Annuity industry for years.  There was not another insurance company in the top 100.  The #1  Click to Continue

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The Promise of Pension Buyouts

Late last year, we predicted in September that 2013 and 2014 would the year of the buyout and to prepare for it by brushing up how to use social media to track job changers.  ERISA provides substantial benefits having been enacted in 1974 to protect against employer abuses of defined benefit pension plans. For the  Click to Continue

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Retirement Late but not Great=Can you Relate?

I don’t know about you but as a result of the recent postal increase and the advent of  e- mail-, I’ve written my last letter to the editor. I can’t afford spending 47 cents to put in my two cents worth.  Now that the sequester has kicked in my written wedding invitations are arriving on  Click to Continue

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Another Bond Market Bubble Risk-Taxable Social Security?

They say there is a coffee shop on Wall Street  serving a Stock Market Breakfast-scrambled nest eggs. With millions of aging baby boomers continuing to work past normal retirement age, many clients are wondering if there is anything they can do to reduce income taxes on social security benefits. Annuities are one way to access  Click to Continue

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